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Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out
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Outdoor Conversations with Jake Wallace: Leadership in the Wild and Out

Jake Wallace has been a NOLS Wilderness First Responder instructor for five years now. In that time he has guided in Chile, Patagonia, and Seattle. He obtained his masters in Public Health at the University of Iowa with a thesis centered on outdoor education in regards to mental and physical […]

7 Outdoors Organizations Worth Your Time
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7 Outdoors Organizations Worth Your Time

You consider yourself a nice person, right?  Maybe you cry during sweet movies, or hold the door open for people at the grocery store.  Maybe you’ve helped a stranded car on the side of the road get gas, or even just smiled at someone having a bad day and said […]

The Boston Signature Summit: How to get the Millennial Generation Outdoors
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The Boston Signature Summit: How to get the Millennial Generation Outdoors

This past summer, supporters of Outdoor Nation gathered in Boston, where they camped on Georges Island, then spent the day at the University of Massachusetts. The summit was dedicated to taking a look at what is needed to get the millennial generation outdoors. Nikki Hodgson, an attendee of the Boston […]

National Kids to Parks Day 2013
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National Kids to Parks Day 2013

Many of our grandparents grew up living off the land, experiencing nature daily. Today, young students rarely spend time in unadulterated nature.  The National Park Trust recognizes this as a problem, and has been encouraging teachers and parents to join their grassroots movement. National Kids to Parks Day, which will […]

7 Summer Break Opportunities for the Adventurous
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7 Summer Break Opportunities for the Adventurous

Congratulations. Finals are over. The weather is looking up and the bird songs are a harbinger of the joys to come. Long days of hiking, biking, paddling and climbing are on the horizon to provide you with stories to tell when fall creeps up. But it’s pretty hard to relay […]

The Top 7 Hottest Outdoor Men
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The Top 7 Hottest Outdoor Men

We outdoor gals like our sexy, strong, knowledgeable and accomplished outdoor men. After all, they give us a reason to look smokin’ hot while we’re out and about doing all our nature activities. Though choosing only 7 was quite the challenge (and may have resulted in me starring at way […]

6 Outdoor Dates Your Girl is Dying for You to Take Her On
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6 Outdoor Dates Your Girl is Dying for You to Take Her On

A Picnic to Get Her to Pucker Up: When I was coming up with ideas for this article, I asked my cute, blonde gal pal for her input. She immediately started jumping up and down in her seat like a little school girl (Yeah, we know you’re thinking Brittany Spears […]

AT Conservancy Honors Bestowed
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AT Conservancy Honors Bestowed

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will recognize three leaders for their contributions to various environmental initiatives during a black tie gala in Washington D.C. on May 15. The $250 per person fundraiser benefits the organization that spearheads maintenance of the 2,180-mile trail that crosses the Appalachian Mountains from Canada to Georgia. […]

5 Tips for an Outdoorsy Mother’s Day
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5 Tips for an Outdoorsy Mother’s Day

Believe it or not, your Mom totally used to be a backpack rockin’, hiking boots wearin’, outdoorsy hottie. Hell, maybe she still is and, in honor of her outdoorsy nature, we encourage you to take the woman who spent hours of painstaking labor bringing you into this world on an […]

Being a summer camp counselor is AWESOME
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Being a summer camp counselor is AWESOME

Especially in the Northeast, there is a magical thing called “sleepaway camp” that many people have only heard of in books and TV.  They are havens of fun and excitement that thousands of kids partake in every year (granted they have the funds available).  I’m not talking about the weeklong […]